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October 26, 2017

Job Vacancy | Arts Council Local Arts Manager

The closing date for applications: Monday 6 November, 5pm

The Local Arts Manager will manage the partnership relationship of the Council with local government throughout Ireland. The appointed candidate will play an important role in supporting the Framework for Collaboration and in leading the implementation of the Arts Council’s strategic priorities in the area of Local Arts. This role is critical for the Council in its statutory responsibility to promote and develop the arts across the country and in the achievement of its strategic priorities under Making Great Art Work.

This role is critical for the Arts Council in its statutory responsibility to promote and develop the arts across the country and in the achievement of its strategic priorities under Making Great Art Work. The Local Arts Manager manages the partnership relationship of the Council with local government throughout Ireland. In 2016 the Council and the County and City Management Association jointly committed to a ten year agreement ‘A Framework for Collaboration’ to further the development of the arts in every county. This represents an opportunity to deepen this partnership. The appointed candidate will play an important role in supporting the Framework for Collaboration and in leading the implementation of the Arts Council’s strategic priorities in the area of Local Arts.

In this role the Local Arts Manager will work with the Strategic Development Director and the arts teams to ensure that the Arts Council’s commitment to Local Arts is appropriately incorporated into strategic decision-making and planning.

As a manager the Local Arts Manager is expected to effectively contribute to the delivery of the organisation’s strategic goals. The Local Arts Manager should act as an effective link between the Strategic Development team and the Arts teams.

For full job description and requirements see: artscouncil.ie/Content/About_Us/LA_CandidateInformationBooklet-final(1).pdf


Job Vacancy | Arts Council Local Arts Manager